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Mayo Clinic: Molecular Marker from Pancreatic 'Juices' Helps Identify Pancreatic Cancer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Researchers at Mayo Clinic have developed a promising method to distinguish between pancreatic cancer and chronic pancreatitis — two disorders that are difficult to tell apart. A molecular marker obtained from pancreatic "juices" can identify almost all cases of pancreatic cancer, their study shows. The findings were [...]

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Consuming Coffee Linked to Lower Risk of Detrimental Liver Disease

Regular consumption of coffee is associated with a reduced risk of primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC), an autoimmune liver disease, Mayo Clinic research shows. The findings are being presented at the Digestive Disease Week 2013 conference in Orlando, Fla. PSC is an inflammatory disease of the bile ducts that results in [...]

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Lammert what is PSC (:21)

Dr. Lammert describes PSC, an autoimmune liver disorder.

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Lammert What about coffee is beneficial (:27)

Dr. Lammert explains about coffee and what might be beneficial.

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Lammert Patient message (:06)

Dr. Lammert explains that he tells patients who drink to go for it, but if not coffee drinker he doesn't advise they start drinking coffee.

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Lammert No treatment for PSC so prevention is key (:21)

Dr. Lammert explains that there is no good treatment for PSC so important to prevent.

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Lammert Coffee protects against PSC (:27)

Dr. Lammert explains that coffee protects against PSC.

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